You don’t have to leave BC to find a romantic getaway.
You can find some of the most amazing hotels in our travel stories, but when it comes to a romantic getaway for a long weekend you can’t beat what we have right here in British Columbia. This province offers some of the most beautiful and breathtaking scenery. Where else can you watch a storm roll across the ocean, enjoy a couples massage followed by champagne in a mountain setting, a glass of local wine overlooking Canada’s only desert, and the luxury and comfort of a European Spa surrounded by lakes and vineyards? For a respite from the ordinary, have a look at our favourite spa hotels in BC.
Nestled high up in the mountains near Vernon, overlooking Lake Okanagan on the one side and the Predator Ridge Golf Course on the other, Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa is your ultimate getaway in the Okanagan Valley to whole body health and wellness.
Featuring open-concept Lake- and Mountain View Guest Rooms and Penthouse Suites, the resort is a peaceful sanctuary where you can relax, reflect, and unwind.
The KurSpa is the embodiment of European-inspired health and wellness while the Wellness Clinic offers treatments to respect and restore the vital balance between body and mind, including naturopathy, homeopathy, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and botanical medicine.
Overlooking the Juan de Fuca Strait and offering breathtaking ocean views of snow-capped Mount Baker in the distance, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel near Victoria is a luxury boutique property like no other.
Just minutes away from quaint boutique shops, cafés and galleries of Oak Bay Village; the hotel features world-class spa services, seaside mineral baths and dining options in either a British pub or a gourmet restaurant, a Café and the Seaside Boathouse Kitchen and Bar.
Each room or suite boasts residential, partial or ocean views and are appointed with luxury furnishings such as spa-style tubs and rain showers, fireplaces, oversized windows, flat screen HDTVs and wireless Internet.
Guest activities range from spa treatments to yoga classes. Offsite activities can be arranged such as golf (the hotel has access to two of Victoria’s most prestigious and exclusive private golf courses), cycling, culinary tours, hiking, kayaking, whale watching and chartered fishing excursions.
When it comes to spectacular and breathtaking mountain resorts, the best can be found at
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler.
Nestled at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain, the luxurious Fairmont offers extensive amenities including a fully equipped and complimentary health club, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course, an on-site wedding chapel, lounges, bars and restaurants, a Vida Spa and a friendly concierge team that will arange for numerous activities in the area.
Guests can choose from a number of different room types from Fairmont Rooms to spacious and elegant suites. For the ultimate in luxury reserve a room on the Fairmont Gold floor and enjoy Fairmont’s exclusive lifestyle hotel experience.
Surrounded by gently sloping vineyards, glittering Osoyoos Lake, and dramatic Okanagan Range, part of the Cascade Mountains, the luxury all-suite Spirit Ridge Resort is a true wellness-centred oasis.
The condos, suites, or villas, ranging from 55 to 121 square metres, boast spacious kitchens and cozy fireplaces and offer stunning views of Anarchist Mountain or Osoyoos Lake. For pampering treatments in a serene setting, head to their Solterra Desert Spa. Outside, a nine-hole golf course welcomes guests to take on the par 35 course in Canada’s only desert landscape.
From the view-patio at Nk’Mip Cellars to the gourmet restaurant ‘The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry’, Spirit Ridge offers a variety of cuisines to suit any palate.